7pm: Plan 99 Reading Series

Knox Presbyterian Church, 120 Lisgar St.
Allison LaSorda
Allison LaSorda
Allison LaSorda's debut, Stray , was published by icehouse poetry. 
Daniel H. Dugas
Daniel H. Dugas
Daniel H. Dugas ninth book of poetry: L’esprit du temps / The Spirit of the Time won the 2016 Prix annuel Antonine-Maillet-Acadie Vie. 
Jeff Latosik
Jeff Latosik
Jeff Latosik's upcoming book, Dreampad, will be published in spring 2018. 
Nyla Matuk
Nyla Matuk
Nyla Matuk has been nominated for the Gerald Lampert Award. Her most recent collection is Stranger (Véhicule Press). 

9pm: Versefest Invitational Slam

Knox Presbyterian Church, 120 Lisgar St.
Apollo the Child
Apollo the Child
Apollo the Child is a spoken word poet, hip hop artist, radio host and co-director of the Urban Legends Poetry Collective. 
Bassam
Bassam
Bassam is an executive board member with Spoken Word Canada, and has toured Turtle Island performing spoken word. 
Billie the Kid
Billie the Kid
Billie the Kid's poems play with metaphors to tell stories of friends and family, often while exploring the issues of cultural identity. 
CauseMo
CauseMo
A person with many talents and ailments, CauseMo is a warrior wielding art as both shield and sword. 
Holly Painter
Holly Painter
Holly Painter is a three-time Grand Slam Champion and current Director of the London Poetry Slam. 
Mia Morgan
Mia Morgan
Mia Morgan is the former OAR Magazine editor, and co-founder of Coven Editions.  
Nathanaël Larochette
Nathanaël Larochette
Nathanaël Larochette has has represented Ottawa at the 2007, 2008, 2012 and 2013 Canadian Festival of Spoken Word. 
Playto
Playto
Panos (aka Playto) is a spoken word poet and co-director of the Urban Legends Poetry Collective. 
Sarah Kabamba
Sarah Kabamba
Sarah Kabamba believes in the power of storytelling in constructing identity and exploring family, history, and culture. 
Zee
Zee
Zineb Nour is a spoken word artist and a student.